Operations Strategy Associate- Partner Services

| Chicago
Avant is revolutionizing the world of lending by lowering the costs and barriers of borrowing for everyday people. At our core, we are a technology company that builds advanced platforms and uses custom analytics. Today, we help underserved consumers, the majority of whom get fast funding on our online platform without having to talk to anyone. Tomorrow we plan to use our world class technology and underwriting capabilities to launch new products and bank partnerships that improve people’s financial lives.
Job Description
This role is responsible for oversight of program performance for banking partners. In the role, you will act as the single point of contact between Operations Strategy and the Partner Service team. The position will have the opportunity to interface with internal and external parties and will ensure that the Operations organization is ready to successfully execute projects and initiatives.

What you do at Avant:

  • Work with bank partners to ensure that both customer-facing operations and internal processes are run efficiently and to specifications
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to facilitate implementation of partner-driven initiatives
  • Ensure deployed features or initiatives are working as intended and achieving success metrics
  • Develop and maintain regular reporting process, both internal and external business unit facing, to drive operational improvements
  • Document thoroughly all new processes, procedures, and strategies
  • Manage technology initiatives to optimize performance, both operational and strategic, end to end

Why you are a fit for Avant:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Demonstrated leadership in delivering results with cross-functional teams
  • Client facing experience and comfortable facilitating group discussions
  • Advanced problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Must be able to interface effectively with other departments, team members, and external partners
  • Self-confidence, good judgment, and the ability to make sound decisions
  • Ability to handle and execute on complex projects in a fast paced environment with limited supervision and successfully meet established deadlines
  • Entrepreneurial, self-driven, strong desire to develop new skill set
  • Strong skills in MS Excel, PowerPoint, Word and/or corresponding Google applications preferred
  • SQL experience preferred

Why Avant is a fit for you: At Avant, we believe our values make a difference:We value, support, and help each other growWe are committed to active inclusion and diversityWe are transparent and believe the best idea winsWe succeed when our customers succeedWe get sh!t done… responsiblyAnd we keep it fun! We believe that ideas are more important than titles, everything is more fun together, everyone drives change, and everyone is an owner. While we believe the perks and benefits that we offer are terrific, nothing excites us more than having the ability to collaborate with intelligent, highly-motivated and talented people on challenging problems as we work to change the face of online lending.

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Technology we use

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Location

Located on Chicago's scenic Riverwalk. It’s home to nearby trendy restaurants, a thriving startup community, and public transportation.

What are Avant Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
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